The Cuban Greco-Roman style fighter Nunez Mihayn Lopez, acting in the weight category up to 120 pounds, became the Olympic champion.
In the final battle Cuban beated Heikki Nabi from Estonia – 2:0, 1:0. Broadcast of the fight was led by the channel “Russia 2”. Reese Kayalp from Turkey and Yoren Johan from Sweden won the bronze medals.
At the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Lopez also won a gold medal. The Olympic Champion of 2004 the Russian Hassan Baroev lost the first battle in the tournament to Yuri Patrikeyev from Armenia.